Digital Transformation & IT Entrepreneurship

Brief description

In a world reshaped by digital innovations, this research dives deep into the transformative power of digital business models. With a lens on agility and adaptability, it deciphers the nuances of contemporary software development. It also ventures into the realm of crowdfunding, illuminating its revolutionary impact on tech startups and underscores the pivotal role of agile experimentation in continuous product development. Moreover, it probes the profound ripple effects of digital work transformation across different life domains.

Digital Transformation & IT Entrepreneurship
Digital Transformation & IT Entrepreneurship
  • Digital Transformation as Organizational Evolution: As organizations grapple with the tectonic shifts of digitalization, how can they holistically strategize their transformation, leveraging emerging technologies and paradigms to not just adapt but thrive in an evolving digital ecosystem?
  • Redefining Agile Development: How do modern agile methodologies, heralded for their efficiency, interplay with human psychology, potentially reshaping the nature of work, motivation, and well-being in the digital age?
  • Tech-Stress Dynamics Across Life Domains: As technology permeates every facet of our lives, how do its stressors seep across professional and personal boundaries, influencing overall life satisfaction and mental health in a hyper-connected society?
  • Trust in Digital Entrepreneurship: In a world increasingly reliant on virtual validation, how do more tangible representations, like prototypes, act as linchpins for trust, shaping the dynamics of digital ventures and their community engagement?
  • Resilience in the Face of Digital Setbacks: In the volatile landscape of digital entrepreneurship, how do setbacks, like crowdfunding failures, act as pivotal moments, shaping entrepreneurial resilience, adaptation, and ultimate success?
  • Benlian, A. (2022). Sprint Zeal or Sprint Fatigue? The Benefits and Burdens of Agile ISD Practices Use for Developer Well-Being. Information Systems Research, 33(2), 557-578.
  • Wessel, M., Thies, F., & Benlian, A. (2022) “The Role of Prototype Fidelity in Technology Crowdfunding,” Journal of Business Venturing, 37(4). 106220.
  • Benlian, A. (2020): „A Daily Field Investigation of Technology-Driven Stress Spillovers from Work to Home“, MIS Quarterly, 44 (3), 1259-1300.
  • Piening, E.P., Thies, F., Wessel, M., Benlian, A. (2021): „Searching for Success—Entrepreneurs’ Responses to Crowdfunding Failure“, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, forthcoming.
  • Benlian, A., Kettinger, W.J., Sunyaev, A., Winkler, T.J. (2018): „The Transformative Impact of Cloud Computing: A Decoupling, Platformization, and Recombination Theoretical Framework“, Journal of Management Information Systems, 35 (3), 719-739.
  • Haffke, I., Kalgovas, B., Benlian, A. (2017): „Options for Transforming the IT Function Using Bimodal IT“, MIS Quarterly Executive, 16 (2), 101-120.
  • Hess, T., Matt, C., Benlian, A., Wiesböck, F. (2016): „Options for Formulating a Digital Transformation Strategy“, MIS Quarterly Executive, 15 (2), 123-139.